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slam·mer

 (slăm′ər)
n.
1. One that slams: a slammer of doors.
2. Slang A jail.

[From slam.]
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slammer

(ˈslæmə)
n
(Law) the slammer slang prison
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slam•mer

(ˈslæm ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that slams.
2. Usu., the slammer. Also called the slam. Slang. a prison.
[1955–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slammer - a person who closes things violently; "she's a dramatic slammer of doors"
finisher, closer - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
2.slammer - a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)slammer - a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
bastille - a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
holding cell - a jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial
hoosegow, hoosgow - slang for a jail
house of correction - (formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences
lockup - jail in a local police station
workhouse - a county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

slammer

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
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Translations

slammer

[ˈslæməʳ] Ntrena f, talego m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

slammer

[ˈslæmər] n (= prison) the slammer → la taule
in the slammer → en taule
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

slammer

n (inf: = prison) → Knast m (inf), → Bau m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

slammer

[ˈslæməʳ] n (fam) the slammerla gattabuia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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For starters, you have to keep putting it down, rendering it vulnerable to multiple risks, including thievery, toilet floor germs, and the sort of amnesia that can so easily hit after six tequila slammers.
A Friday night at one of south London's notoriously toughest gigs, and the loudest waitress I've ever seen was walking around the room keeping the audience topped up with tequila slammers from a gunbelt holster around her waist.
PASTRY Queen Mary Berry loves tequila slammers and could "drink you under the table", according to fellow presenter Sue Perkins.
Says Tony: "I asked him for his autograph and we got talking and downed a few tequila slammers!" On another occasion in the 1980s, Tony found himself sitting next to Labour politician Denis Healey on a train to London.
My sis - a 27-year-old doctor - had banned me from the tiaras, Tequila slammers and Tenerife, insisting on a classy affair fit for a princess.
Russian media shows a picture of John lighting a cigarette from Soviet actor Leonid Bronevo, while another appears to show the chimp downing tequila slammers.
Tuesday Lola Lo, Edinburgh Tequila Tuesday Bounce through the night with great dance tunes and tequila slammers! Wednesday The Bongo Club, Edinburgh J-Dub Wednesday night with talent from Scotland's dup and dubstep scene.
We can conveniently ignore the fact that the Oratory celebrates the feast of St Valentine on February 21, a week after amorous couples get smashed on cider and tequila slammers. But even here there is method in the madness.
Lining up bottles of breezers and tequila slammers, two women with Shazza and Shagga printed on the back of their pink T-shirts were proudly taking control of the gaggle of loose-looking ladies.
Balloons filled with the gas are sold for as little as pounds 2 in nightclubs and on stalls at festivals, making the instant buzz as popular with revellers as tequila slammers. Clubs in Wales have supplied the recreational hit - Matisse in Haverfordwest and The Point in Cardiff Bay both admitted gas 'shots' had been sold on the premises, but both emphasised they have since banned it.
Ms Hart's estimation of a 'binge' was more like a happy hour, followed by tequila slammers or Bacardi Breezers, 10 drinks lined up, downing a lot in one go.